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NUS develops tool to help Muslims with diabetes to fast safely

Researchers from the NUS have developed a tool named ‘Fasting Algorithm for Singaporeans with Type 2 Diabetes’ (FAST) to help Muslims...

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NTU and Facebook pilot programme to develop data centre talents in Singapore

Tech giant Facebook has partnered Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU) to launch a pilot programme aimed at developing local...

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MAS to develop fairness metrics in usage of AI for credit risk scoring and customer marketing

MAS has announced the commencement of the first phase of the Veritas initiative – a framework for financial institutions to promote the...

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Singaporean and PR households can register for free flags for National Day

Singaporean and PR households who want to display the Singapore flag in the lead up to National Day on August 9 this year can now register...

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P1 registration goes online this year, with a cap on PR children

The registration of children for admission to Primary One (P1) classes in 2021 will open from Wednesday, July 1 to Friday, October 30.

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Periasamy Kumaran takes over as the High Commissioner of India to Singapore

HE Periasamy Kumaran has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to The Republic Of Singapore on Tuesday May 26, 2020.

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From Jamtara and Dirty Money to the real world of Financial Crime

@ Work with Bharath Vellore, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Accuity, in a conversation with Connected to India about financial crime...

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Singapore revises 2020 GDP forecast, expected to shrink between 4% and 7%

Singapore has revised its GDP growth forecast for 2020 downwards to “–4 to –7 per cent”, Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said...

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Travellers can transit through Changi Airport from June 2

Singapore will be allowing travelers to transit through Changi Airport with effect from June 2.

NDP2020 to go virtual, fireworks across 10 locations in Singapore

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic this year, NDP2020 will be going virtual, with a slew of activities in store to bring the celebrations to...

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StarHub expands selection of Tamil channels

StarHub customers can now enjoy an enhanced selection of entertainment options, following the addition of ADITHYA TV and KTV HD to its Tamil...

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Changi Airport named world's best for 8th year running

Singapore Changi Airport has been voted by customers as the World's Best Airport for the eighth consecutive time at the 2020 World Airport...

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NEA to release Wolbachia-Aedes mosquitoes at dengue high-risk areas from May 2020

From May 2020, the National Environment Agency (NEA) will release male Wolbachia-Aedes mosquitoes at selected dengue high-risk areas to...

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Vasantham’s ‘Arpanam’ to Migrant Workers

Vasantham’s Virtual Concert On Vesak Day an ‘Arpanam’ to Migrant Workers

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Singapore economy will open “step-by-step”, says PM Lee in May Day address

PM Lee warned that all industries cannot open at once, especially the tourism and aviation industries, which will take longer to recover.

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Vitamin Sea: First commercial drone delivery in Singapore takes flight

Homegrown startup F-drones has completed the first ever commercial Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) drone delivery in Singapore on April...

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Singapore zoo surprises penguins with obstacle course during circuit breaker

African penguins at the Singapore zoo were in for a surprise when they returned to their exhibition after a swim – their keepers have...

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Global Schools Foundation contributes SGD250k to COVID-19 affected Singapore community

The Global Schools Foundation has contributed SGD250,000 towards the welfare and community development of the COVID-19 affected in...

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IMDA awards 5G network licences to Singtel and M1-Starhub joint venture

Singtel and a joint-venture consortium formed by StarHub and M1 have been awarded 5G network licences by Singapore's Infocomm Media...

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Exclusive: 3,000 Indian nationals register to return home, says Jawed Ashraf

In an exclusive interview with Connected to India, High Commissioner Jawed Ashraf discusses how the consulate has taken the lead in ensuring...

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Singapore to enter recession this year: MAS

The Singapore economy had contracted by 2.2 per cent year-on-year in Q1 2020.

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Paid traineeships, alumni credits for graduating NTU Singapore students amid pandemic

Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has announced the second part of its COVID-19 Relief Package aimed at supporting...

NTUC Fairprice expands halal offerings, provides aid to underprivileged students to mark Ramadan

From April 24 to May 23, FairPrice will also be offering free dates, snacks and beverages to all Muslim customers daily, half-an-hour before...

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Fairprice on Wheels brings groceries nearer to home for less privileged seniors

Under this new initiative which begins Thursday, April 23, trial mobile grocery vans will be deployed in mature estates with higher...

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Circuit Breaker extended till June 1 says PM Lee in his fifth address to the nation on COVID-19

Singapore's circuit breaker period will be extended until June 1, just as we completed two weeks after it was first announced on April 3.

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Dengue cases this year could exceed 16,000: NEA

There are five dengue deaths so far in 2020.

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